Leonard wochner city finance committee 26 sept 1951

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Leonard wochner city finance committee 26 sept 1951 - 17 Groups OK Sf udy Of City's Finances b& it s...
17 Groups OK Sf udy Of City's Finances b& it s s coo- in. li man " Committee Seeks Council Support For $11,000 Plan Organizations from which members of the Citizens Advisory Advisory Committee on City Finances were drawn Tuesday night gave thumping approval io an $11,000 study by municipal experts of Bloomington's financial problems. Seventeen of the 18 groups represented represented on the Advisory Committee Committee have adopted a resolution OK'ing the program of employing employing Griffenhagen and Associates of Chicago in an attempt to come up with some answers to the money shortage headaches which officials say plague the city. Parsons Heads Committee According to Leonard Wochner, Bloomington banker who is chair- chair- of the Advisory Committee, a liaison committee neaaea Dy . m .1 r A n James 1'arSOIlS OI Uie otaic ia 1 farm Insurance Companies, was appointed to outline the purposes and methods embraced by the Griffenhagen survey. The committee, which includes Mrs. Gladys Mittlebusher and the Rev. Rudolph Loidolt. will sound out City Council reaction to the nroDosed survev and seek their co-operation co-operation co-operation in giving survey rec ommendations care lol stuay, No fund raising (to pay the $11,000 cost of the survey) will be undertaken until the Advisory Committee feels city officials are for the dan. Mr. Wochner Wednesday said he was confident of the co-operation co-operation co-operation of city offi cials who will work closely with from the Chicago survey zations have joined in sponsorship sponsorship of the Advisory Committee the Business and Prolessional Women's Club and the Young Men's Club and the boards of those groups have not yet acted on the resolution. The Advisory Committee came into being early this year when city officials called public meetings meetings to outline the municipality's desperate money shortage. The meetings followed defeat to two referendums for a special fire tax. U.S. Pays French Taxes on Buildings PARIS (AP) French au thorities said Tuesday the Unit ed States is paying full French taxes on airstrips, roads, barracks barracks and other installations be ing built by Americans in French territory for mutual aeiense un der the North Atlantic Treaty. The tax was estimated at 17 per cent of the cost of the construc tion. There is no official total of this cost available. The closest approach approach to an estimate of the over all expense is a statement by one U.S. Army engineer who said 500 million dollars "sounds reasonable, reasonable, if you include everything." a Charge Truman Blocking Probe WASHINGTON, D. C. (AP) Senators probing for subversive influences on U.S. Far Eastern policy declared Tuesday President

Clipped from The Pantagraph26 Sep 1951, WedPage 2

The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois)26 Sep 1951, WedPage 2
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